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Gender, Obesity, C-Reactive Protein, and Oxidative Stress

2014-08-27 03:54:31 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This randomized placebo-controlled trial will test whether supplementing with vitamins C and E can lower markers of inflammation and oxidative stress in healthy adults. We will examine whether one antioxidant vitamin is more effective than another, and whether gender or body fat influence the treatment effects. We will also determine whether gender, body fat, or menopausal status are associated with baseline concentrations of inflammation and oxidative stress markers.

Description

Participants will be given 1000 mg vitamin C or 800 IU vitamin E daily for 60 days.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Cardiovascular Disease

Intervention

Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Placebo

Location

University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health
Berkeley
California
United States
94720-7360

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:54:31-0400

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